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New boss to “clean up DVA’s shambles”

New boss to “clean up DVA’s shambles”

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced the appointment of Alison Frame as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, replacing Liz Cosson after Christmas. Alison Frame (left) will take over as Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs from...

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Beazley elected Chair of Australian War Memorial Council

Beazley elected Chair of Australian War Memorial Council

Kim Beazley has been appointed as Chair of the Australian War Memorial Council. The Governor of Western Australia, The Honourable Kim Beazley AC inspects the troops at the Pilbara Regiment Colours Parade. Mr Beazley, a former Labor Leader, Defence Minister and...

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Opinion: Responsibility for failure rests at the top

Opinion: Responsibility for failure rests at the top

The obscene business which is war has many rules. Command responsibility, also now called the Yamashita Principle, is that obligation of all commanders to ensure their troops fight within those rules.  Failure to do so is considered an omission mode of individual...

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New Support Services Hub for Wodonga Veterans and Families

New Support Services Hub for Wodonga Veterans and Families

The latest addition to the Veterans’ and Families’ Hubs network has officially opened today in Wodonga, providing tailored services and support to the veteran community in regional Victoria.  Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Keogh acknowledged the importance...

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Veterans’ Affairs Portfolio Responsibilities

Veterans’ Affairs Portfolio Responsibilities

As you may be aware, following the 2022 election, the Australian Government’s Veterans’ Affairsportfolio is the responsibility of the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and the Assistant Ministerfor Veterans’ Affairs. We are writing to advise of the division of Veterans’...

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